Prices in Abuja vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

AbujaKaraj
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1010
$439
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2149
$1124
🏠 One person rent
$649
$219
🏘️ Family rent
$1115
$521
🍽️ Food Expenses
$251
$155
🚐 Transport Expenses
$63.5
$27.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$169
$397
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.59M

The cost of living in Abuja is 130% more expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 5370th and 8459th ($1010 vs $439) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 77th in Nigeria and Iran, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Abuja compared to 0.9 months in Karaj. Abuja ranked 3rd best city to live in Nigeria vs Karaj ranked 7th in Iran, while ranked 8987th and 6032nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Karaj

AbujaKaraj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.22
$3.95
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$11.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$3.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$1.27
☕ Cappuccino
$2.89
$1.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$997
$261
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
$164
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1397
$748
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$956
$410
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.1
$13
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57
$20.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.9
$23.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.14%
23.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$202
$2423
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
$1085
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.7
$14.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.05
$2.07
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.39
$0.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
$0.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$0.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$4.75
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
$3.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.78
$9.94
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
$0.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$0.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$0.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
$0.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.89
$0.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$1.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$0.9
$1.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.77
$0.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.82
$2.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.16
$0.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$25.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.52
$3.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$5.59
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.52
$1.53
👖 Brand Jeans
$15
$24.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.9
$46
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$214
$59.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1993
$983

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120 km or 74 miMinna
$531
163 km or 101 miKaduna
$716
181 km or 113 miJos
$624
225 km or 140 miZaria
$570
291 km or 181 miEnugu
$921
293 km or 182 miBauchi
$694
296 km or 184 miOwo
$632
297 km or 185 miAdo Ekiti
$695
321 km or 199 miAwka
$633
323 km or 201 miAkure
$648
329 km or 204 miIlorin
$739
331 km or 205 miOnitsha
$516
346 km or 215 miKano
$515
352 km or 219 miOsogbo
$544
357 km or 222 miGusau
$630
367 km or 228 miIfe
$628
368 km or 229 miBenin
$858
392 km or 243 miUmuahia
$664
400 km or 249 miOwerri
$677
414 km or 257 miOyo
$706
434 km or 270 miIbadan
$932
438 km or 272 miKatsina
$628
438 km or 272 miWarri
$617
438 km or 272 miAba
$638
456 km or 283 miBamenda
$543
466 km or 289 miCalabar
$655
482 km or 299 miPort Harcourt
$765
496 km or 308 miMaradi
$895
503 km or 312 miAbeokuta
$648
509 km or 316 miSokoto
$592
513 km or 319 miBafoussam
$571
536 km or 333 miLagos
$1036
537 km or 334 miKumba
$560
552 km or 343 miZinder
$894
562 km or 349 miSave
$587
574 km or 357 miDamaturu
$635
577 km or 358 miBuea
$546
592 km or 368 miLimbe
$521
606 km or 377 miMalabo
$1254
608 km or 378 miDouala
$593

Cities near Karaj

DistanceCityCost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 miMohammadshahr
$441
9.9 km or 6.2 miKamal Shahr
$441
10 km or 6.5 miFardis
$443
13 km or 8.3 miAndisheh
$440
17 km or 10 miQods
$449
17 km or 10 miMalard
$448
19 km or 12 miShahriar
$449
33 km or 21 miNasimshahr
$444
36 km or 22 miNazarabad
$440
38 km or 24 miEslamshahr
$489
38 km or 24 miRobat Karim
$440
43 km or 26 miTehran
$828
46 km or 28 miGolestan
$447
50 km or 31 miRay
$446
69 km or 43 miQarchak
$447
74 km or 46 miPakdasht
$445
77 km or 48 miPardis
$443
79 km or 49 miKhak-e Ali
$440
87 km or 54 miVaramin
$548
100 km or 62 miQazvin
$536
104 km or 65 miSaveh
$405
130 km or 81 miQom
$596
144 km or 90 miAmol
$511
174 km or 108 miBabol
$563
177 km or 110 miLahijan
$444
185 km or 115 miQaem Shahr
$446
204 km or 127 miRasht
$464
205 km or 128 miSari
$406
208 km or 129 miKashan
$422
220 km or 137 miSemnan
$443
225 km or 140 miArak
$466
242 km or 150 miZanjan
$402
249 km or 155 miHamadan
$333
259 km or 161 miMalayer
$360
294 km or 183 miBorujerd
$512
311 km or 193 miDorud
$441
333 km or 207 miShahin Shahr
$444
334 km or 208 miGorgan
$366
350 km or 218 miKhomeyni Shahr
$446
354 km or 220 miKhorramabad
$406